Announcing the 2017 Award Winners
January 25, 2017
Region 6 Administrators of the Year
Eric Volta, Liberty Union High School District

Secondary Principal
Phil Johnson, West Contra Costa Unified District

Middle Grades Principal
Pat Avilla, Livermore Valley Joint Unified District

Elementary Principal
Pam Hughes, Newark Unified District

Central Office Administrator
Odie Douglas, Pleasanton Unified District

Secondary Co-Administrator
Mistee Guzman, Livermore Valley Joint Unified District

Classified Leader
Nicole Joyner, West Contra Costa Unified District

Personnel Human Resources Administrator
Mike Wasilchin, West Contra Costa Unified District

Adult Education Administrator
Vittoria Abbate, Mt. Diablo Unified District

Career Technical Education Administrator
Linda Granger, Eden Area Regional Occupational Program

Special Education Administrator
MaryAnn Frates, Livermore Valley Joint Unified District

Business Services Administrator
Jackie Kim, West Contra Costa Unified District

Pupil Personnel Administrator
Rinda Bartley, Castro Valley Unified District

Curriculum & Instruction Administrator
Sonja Neely-Johnson, West Contra Costa Unified District

Retired Administrator
Sara Danielson, West Contra Costa Unified District

Marcus Foster Memorial Award for Administrator Excellence
Mary Boyle, Castro Valley Unified District

Valuing Diversity Award
Heather Pereira, Pleasanton Unified District

Partners in Educational Excellence Award
SchoolCARE, Albany Unified District

All these outstanding leaders will be recognized along with all nominees at the Region 6 Awards Dinner on the evening of Thursday, June 15 at our annual conference.

Save the dates:  
ACSA Region 6 Leadership Summit
June 14 and 15, 2017
Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton

We welcome your feedback and suggestions.

Region 6 Staff
Bob Giannini, Executive
Rose Lock, Consultant
Region 6 Leadership
President:  Steve Collins
President-Elect:  Essence Phillips
Past President: Janet Haun
Vice President, Staff Development: Pam Comfort
Vice President, Programs: Cindy Matteoni
Vice President, Legislation: Karen Sakata
Vice President, Membership: Kevin Grier
Secretary: Pam Hughes
Treasurer: Pam VandeKamp
Comptroller:  Soleste Hilberg
ACSA Board Director: Rob Stockberger
Representatives: Fred Brill, Kris Martin-Meyer, Krista Taylor
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."  - Nelson Mandela